"Dani Bryant's ["Last Meal Man"] explored the stories of five executed death row inmates through their final meal. The gallery of the damned includes James Smith, who requested dirt (apparently as part of a Vodou ritual) but settled for yogurt; moonshine-swilling Gary Gilmore; and Georgia inmate Troy Davis, whose execution last fall in light of what many believed to be compelling proof of his innocence set off an international furor. (Davis refused his last meal.) Sarah Rose Graber also delivers a stellar and disturbingly sexual take on Karla Faye Tucker (who became born-again in jail and whose pleas for clemency were allegedly mocked by then-governor of TexasGeorge W. Bush) as she savors her last meal of banana and peach."
"Psychonaut Librarians by James Asmus and Crystal Skillman is entirely made up, but even here the question of what constitutes reality is a central focus. The comic-book-like plot involves a cabal of powerful librarians whose job it is to classify things as fictional or real and ensure that supposedly mythical creatures like werewolves, mermaids, and imaginary friends stay put in the alternate universe to which they've been consigned."
“How We Do,” a gestural and audience-involving devised piece by Beatrice Bosco and Lloyd Brodnax King, digs into traumatic memories and how vividly they maintain buried in our psyches...I was intrigued by the use of gesture, physicalized repetition and the grounded performances created among the actors through that expression..."